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There are 3 ways to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park by bus or car

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Bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal(East Seoul) to Sokcho

₩32,700 - ₩36,700

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal to Seoraksan Sogongwon 7 / ...

₩16,800 - ₩23,300

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Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park 189.5 km

₩25,000 - ₩37,000

Seoul → Seoraksan National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Seoraksan National Park is 1339.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Seoraksan National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Seoraksan National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1339.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is to bus and line 7 bus which costs ₩16,000 - ₩24,000 and takes 3h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost ₩25,000 - ₩37,000 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park. However, there are services departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Seoraksan Sogongwon via Sokcho Express Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Seoul and Seoraksan National Park is 149 km. The road distance is 189.5 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park without a car is to bus which takes 2h 23m and costs ₩32,000 - ₩37,000.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park, including transfers.

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Seoul to Seoraksan National Park bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal station.

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Seoul to Seoraksan National Park bus services, operated by Donghae Bus Corporation, arrive at Seoraksan Sogongwon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Seoraksan National Park is 190 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Seoraksan National Park. Prices start at ₩100,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul to Seoraksan National Park.
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  • Distance: 149.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Seoraksan National Park, South Korea?

TxBus operates a bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal(East Seoul) to Sokcho every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ₩19,700 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Bus operators
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from East Seoul Bus Terminal(East Seoul) to Sokcho
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩19,700
Schedules at
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₩15,000 - ₩21,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Book at
kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩20,300
Economy Express
₩15,600
Donghae Bus Corporation
Phone
+82 33 648 2161
Bus from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal to Seoraksan Sogongwon
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩1,200 - ₩3,000

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